Botswana International University of Science & Technology

Research Output 1970 2020

2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

CFD simulations, experimental validation and parametric studies for the catalytic reduction of NO by hydrogen in a fixed bed reactor

Mihet, M., Cristea, V. M., Agachi, P. S., Cormos, A. M. & Lazar, M. D., Jan 1 2016, In : RSC Advances. 6, 92, p. 89259-89273 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrogen
Computational fluid dynamics
Catalysts
Kinetics
Ammonia
2 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization and corrosion behaviour of plasma sprayed Zn-Sn alloy coating on mild steel

Oladijo, O. P., Mathabatha, M. H., Popoola, A. P. I. & Ntsoane, T. P., 2016, In : Surface and Coatings Technology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Carbon steel
corrosion
steels
Corrosion
Plasmas
3 Citations (Scopus)

Chemical alterations in three clayey soils from percolation and interaction with acid mine drainage (AMD)

Agbenyeku, E-OE., Muzenda, E. & Msibi, M. I., 2016, In : South African Journal of Chemical Engineering. 21, p. 28-36 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Drainage
Soils
Acids
interaction
environmental pollution
30 Citations (Scopus)

Coal-based adsorbents for water and wastewater treatment

Simate, G. S., Maledi, N., Ochieng, A., Ndlovu, S., Zhang, J. & Walubita, L. F., 2016, In : Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. 4, 2, p. 2291-2312

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Coal
Water treatment
Wastewater treatment
Adsorbents
water treatment
7 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Distilleries
Anaerobic digestion
energy conservation
Fluidized beds
Effluents
35 Citations (Scopus)

Combined Solar system and rotation curve constraints on MOND

Hees, A., Famaey, B., Angus, G. W. & Gentile, G., 2016, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 455, 1, p. 449-461 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

solar rotation
solar system
galactic rotation
curves
interferometer
1 Citation (Scopus)

Comparison of different optimized irregular sparse 2D ultrasound arrays

Diarra, B., Roux, E., Liebgott, H., Ravi, S., Robini, M., Tortoli, P. & Cachard, C., Nov 1 2016, 2016 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2016. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2016-November. 7728414

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

directivity
energy dissipation
lobes
simulated annealing
deterioration

Comparison of fresh and graduate engineering students' design conceptualisation process

Olakanmi, E. O., Addo-Tenkorang, R., Nthubu, B., Oladijo, O. P., Oladiran, M. T. & Katende, J., Jan 1 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
graduate
Students
engineering
student
Curricula
Resonators
Magnetic couplings
Studios
Software packages
Microwaves
1 Citation (Scopus)

Construction of a common solution of a finite family of variational inequality problems for monotone mappings

Alghamdi, M. A., Shahzad, N. & Zegeye, H., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Nonlinear Science and Applications. 9, 4, p. 1645-1657 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lipschitz Mapping
Monotone Mapping
Variational Inequality Problem
Contraction Mapping
Nonlinear Operator

Coordinated multicell beamforming with local and global data rate constraints

Elsabae, R., Basutli, B., Ghanem, K., Gong, Y. & Lambotharan, S., Nov 28 2016, 2016 24th European Signal Processing Conference, EUSIPCO 2016. European Signal Processing Conference, EUSIPCO, Vol. 2016-November. p. 1388-1392 5 p. 7760476

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Beamforming
Transmitters
Singular value decomposition
Power transmission
Antennas
1 Citation (Scopus)

Copper micronutrient fixation kinetics and interactions with soil constituents in semi-arid alkaline soils

Udeigwe, T. K., Eichmann, M., Eze, P. N., Ogendi, G. M., Morris, M. N. & Riley, M. R., May 3 2016, In : Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 62, 3, p. 289-296 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

semiarid soils
alkaline soils
dietary minerals
fixation
copper

Corrosion resistance of AA2036 and AA7075-T651 in contaminated acid chloride environments

Abdulwahab, M., Popoola, A. P. I., Oladijo, O. E., Loto, C. O. & Oladijo, O. P., Jul 1 2016, In : Asian Journal of Chemistry. 28, 7, p. 1453-1462 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Corrosion resistance
Chlorides
Corrosion
Acids
Corrosion rate
23 Citations (Scopus)
Strategic materials
Wood
Polymers
composite materials
Composite materials
3 Citations (Scopus)
Spray pyrolysis
pyrolysis
sprayers
Seed
seeds

Data size reduction and maximization of the network lifetime over wireless sensor network

Kuthadi, V. M., Selvaraj, R. & Marwala, T., Jan 1 2016, Information Systems Design and Intelligent Applications - Proceedings of 3rd International Conference, INDIA 2016. Mandal, J. K., Bhateja, V., Udgata, S. K. & Satapathy, S. C. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 731-750 20 p. (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; vol. 433).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Base stations
Wireless sensor networks
Data compression
Data communication systems
8 Citations (Scopus)

Design and implementation of a microcontroller based buck boost converter as a smooth starter for permanent magnet motor

Ravi, S., Mezhuyev, V., Iyswarya Annapoorani, K. & Sukumar, P., Mar 1 2016, In : Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. 1, 3, p. 566-574 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Starters
Microcontroller
Permanent Magnet
Microcontrollers
Converter
2 Citations (Scopus)

Design and implementation of a microcontroller based buck boost converter as a smooth starter for permanent magnet motor

Ravi, S., Mezhuyev, V., Iyswarya Annapoorani, K. & Sukumar, P., Jan 1 2016, In : Telkomnika (Telecommunication Computing Electronics and Control). 1, 3, p. 566-574 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Starters
Microcontrollers
Permanent magnets
DC-DC converters
Electric potential
1 Citation (Scopus)

Design and implementation of Bridgeless Cuk Converter for controlled BLDC motor

Ahmed, S. F., Iyswarya Annapoorani, K. & Ravi, S., Jan 1 2016, In : International Journal of Control Theory and Applications. 9, 2, p. 821-832 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

DC-DC converters
Power converters
Inductance
Heat sinks
Electric potential

Determination of the Most Effective Concentration of Deet and Permethrin in A Mosquito Repellent Soap and Assay of the Active Ingredients

Mtisi, F., Parekh, C. T., Ochieng, A. & Chiririwa, H., 2016, In : International Journal of Applied Chemistry. 12, 2, p. 95-105 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Permethrin
Soaps (detergents)
Assays
DEET
Fragrances
2 Citations (Scopus)

Developing the ground index (GI) for rock collapse assessment in tunneling

Adoko, A. C., Wang, H., Jiao, Y. Y. & Seitshiro, I. T., Jan 1 2016, 50th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2016. American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), Vol. 1. p. 102-111 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Rocks
rocks
rock
hazards
tunnels
2 Citations (Scopus)

Dielectric relaxation and conduction mechanisms in sprayed TiO2 thin films as a function of the annealing temperature

Juma, A., Acik, I. O., Mere, A. & Krunks, M., Apr 1 2016, In : Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing. 122, 4, 359.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dielectric relaxation
Annealing
Thin films
Titanium dioxide
Electric properties
4 Citations (Scopus)

Dual-gate polysilicon nanoribbon biosensors enable high sensitivity detection of proteins

Zeimpekis, I., Sun, K., Hu, C., Ditshego, N. M. J., Thomas, O., De Planque, M. R. R., Chong, H. M. H., Morgan, H. & Ashburn, P., Mar 8 2016, In : Nanotechnology. 27, 16, 165502.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanoribbons
Carbon Nanotubes
Polysilicon
Biosensors
Proteins

Dual Solutions for Homogeneous-Heterogeneous Reactions on Stagnation Point Flow Over a Stretching/Shrinking Sheet in a Non-Darcy Porous Medium Saturated with a Nanofluid

Shaw, S., RamReddy, C., Murthy, P. V. S. N. & Sibanda, P., 2016, In : Journal of Nanofluids. 5, 3, p. 408-415 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

porous medium
boundary layer
diffusivity
titanium
skin
4 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamical measurement of the stellar surface density of face-on galaxies

Angus, G. W., Gentile, G. & Famaey, B., Jan 1 2016, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 585, A17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mass to light ratios
galaxies
scale height
extremely high frequencies
stellar mass

Effect of calcium lignosulphonate on the particulate processes during hydrogen reduction of nickel ammine sulphate solutions

Iloy, R. A. & Ntuli, F., 2016, In : Hydrometallurgy. 164, p. 321-329 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Nickel sulfates
Hydrogen
Calcium
Particle size analysis
Powders

Effect of elasticity on viscoplastic flow

Letelier, M. F., Díaz, N., Siginer, D. & Báez, E., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Elasticity
Fluids
Viscoelasticity
Steady flow
Equations of motion
4 Citations (Scopus)
dissolved inorganic carbon
evapotranspiration
carbon
climate
river
40 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of gallium doping on the structural, optical and electrical properties of zinc oxide thin films prepared by spray pyrolysis

Muchuweni, E., Sathiaraj, T. S. & Nyakotyo, H., Jun 1 2016, In : Ceramics International. 42, 8, p. 10066-10070 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zinc Oxide
Gallium
Spray pyrolysis
Zinc oxide
Oxide films
3 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of pulp chemistry and solids on a froth bubble size measurement method

Bhondayi, C., Moys, M. H. & Danha, G., Sep 1 2016, In : Powder Technology. 297, p. 202-210 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulp
Flotation
Coalescence
9 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of subthreshold slope on the sensitivity of nanoribbon sensors

Sun, K., Zeimpekis, I., Hu, C., Ditshego, N. M. J., Thomas, O., De Planque, M. R. R., Chong, H. M. H., Morgan, H. & Ashburn, P., Jun 3 2016, In : Nanotechnology. 27, 28, 285501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanoribbons
Carbon Nanotubes
Transistors
Sensors
Nanowires
3 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of Daniella oliveri Wood Flour Characteristics on the Processing and Functional Properties of Wood Polymer Composites

Olakanmi, E. O., Thompson, O. M., Vunain, E., Doyoyo, M. & Meijboom, R., Jun 10 2016, In : Materials and Manufacturing Processes. 31, 8, p. 1073-1084 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wood
Polymers
Composite materials
Processing
Polyethylene
23 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of slip on nonlinear convection in nanofluid flow on stretching surfaces

Shaw, S., Kameswaran, P. K. & Sibanda, P., Dec 1 2016, In : Boundary Value Problems. 2016, 1, p. 1-11 11 p., 2.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stretching Surface
Nanofluid
Slip Boundary Condition
Slip
Convection

Eidps: An efficient approach to protect the network and intrusion prevention

Selvaraj, R., Kuthadi, V. M. & Marwala, T., Jan 1 2016, Information Systems Design and Intelligent Applications - Proceedings of 3rd International Conference, INDIA 2016. Satapathy, S. C., Mandal, J. K., Udgata, S. K. & Bhateja, V. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 35-47 13 p. (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; vol. 434).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Servers
Intrusion detection
Cloud computing
Computer systems
Internet
1 Citation (Scopus)

Elastoviscoplastic Fluid Flow in Non-Circular Tubes: Transversal Field and Interplay of Elasticity and Plasticity

Letelier, M. F., Barrera, C., Gonzalez, A. & Dennis, S., 2016, In : Applied Mathematical Modelling.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Plasticity
Fluid Flow
Elasticity
Flow of fluids
Tube
1 Citation (Scopus)

eLearning hands-on: blending interactive eLearning with practical engineering laboratory

Kiravu, C., Yanev, K. M., Tunde, M. O., Jeffrey, A. M., Schoenian, D. & Renner, A., 2016, In : International Journal of Information and Learning Technology. 33, 5, p. 278-299 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrical engineering
engineering
electrical engineering
Botswana
communication technology
14 Citations (Scopus)

Energy patterns in coupled α-helix protein chains with diagonal and off-diagonal couplings

Tabi, C. B., Ondoua, R. Y., Ekobena Fouda, H. P. & Kofané, T. C., Jan 1 2016, In : Physics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics. 380, 31-32, p. 2374-2381 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
helices
proteins
spine
direct numerical simulation
plane waves
1 Citation (Scopus)

Environmental sustainability: Multi-criteria decision analysis for resource recovery from organic fraction of municipal solid waste

Masebinu, S. O., Akinlabi, E. T., Muzenda, E., Mbohwa, C., Aboyade, A. O. & Mahlatsi, T., Dec 27 2016, 2016 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, IEEM 2016. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2016-December. p. 1543-1547 5 p. 7798136

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Decision theory
Municipal solid waste
Sustainable development
Land fill
Anaerobic digestion

Erratum to: Natural convection heat transfer of a viscous fluid in a vertical porous channel (J Eng Math, (2012), 74, 61-71, 10.1007/s10665-011-9489-x)

Akyildiz, F. T., Siginer, D. A., Vajravelu, K. & Van Gorder, R. A., Feb 1 2016, In : Journal of Engineering Mathematics. 96, 1, p. 211-212 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 Citation (Scopus)

Evaluation of correct knowledge of key danger signs in pregnancy among antenatal clinic attendees at a tertiary health facility in Nigeria

Morhason-Bello, I. O., Fagbamigbe, A. F., Mumuni, T. O., Adesina, O. A., Abdus-Salam, A. R., Ifemeje, A. & Ojengbede, O. A., Mar 1 2016, In : Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice. 19, 2, p. 227-232 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Facilities
Nigeria
Pregnant Women
Pregnancy
Religion

Evaluation of different preparations od spent mushroom substrate as growing media component for potted plants

Punsalan, M. R. O., Ong Sotto, J. M. E., Rosco, M. F. & Ultra Jr, V., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

10 Citations (Scopus)

Exergy analysis of solid desiccant-vapour compression hybrid air conditioning system

Jani, D. B., Mishra, M. & Sahoo, P. K., 2016, In : International Journal of Exergy. 20, 4, p. 517-535 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exergy
Air conditioning
Compaction
Vapors
Industry

Experimental Investigation of a Finned Pentaerythritol-based Heat Storage Unit for Solar Cooking at 150-200 ̊C

Nkhonjera, L., Kuboth, M., König-Haagen, A., John, G., King'ondu, C. K., Brüggemann, D. & Bello-Ochende, T., Aug 2016, In : Energy Procedia. 93, p. 160-167 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Heat storage
Cooking
Thermal energy
Energy storage
Phase change materials
32 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental investigation on solid desiccant-vapor compression hybrid air-conditioning system in hot and humid weather

Jani, D. B., Mishra, M. & Sahoo, P. K., 2016, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 104, p. 556-564 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Air conditioning
Atmospheric humidity
Compaction
Vapors
Cooling systems

Experimental study of the characteristics of transformer oil and some selected vegetable oils

Tola, O. J., Zungeru, A. M., Usifo, F. O. & Garba, A. J., Jan 1 2016, In : International Journal of Engineering Research in Africa. 23, p. 13-23 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Insulating oil
Vegetable oils
Mineral oils
Palm oil
Oilseeds
4 Citations (Scopus)
DC-DC converters
Electric potential
Energy conversion
MATLAB
Conversion efficiency